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R.E.M. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, music news
Michael Stipe Plays Surprise Solo Show For Patti Smith

Michael Stipe of R.E.M. was the surprise opening act for Patti Smith in New York on Monday night.

December 31, 2014
Michael Buble Christmas
Christmas Boosted Music Sales 250% In Australia

Music was the gift to give in Australia this year with Christmas boosting music sales by over 250%.

December 30, 2014
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Falls Off Skateboard Outside Madison Square Garden VIDEO

Justin Bieber went flying arse over tit when he fell of a skateboard outside Madison Square Garden in Sunday.

December 30, 2014
Charlie Daniels, noise11.com, music news
Charlie Daniels Sets Date For 40th Volunteer Jam

Charlie Daniels has invited a long list of classic country and country-rock artists to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his Volunteer Jam.

December 30, 2014
Jimmy Dickens, music news, noise11.com
Grand Ole Opry Legend Jimmy Dickens Critical

Country and Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens was admitted to a Nashville area hospital on Christmas day and is currently listed in critical condition. There is no word on the nature of his illness.

December 30, 2014
Michael Spiby plays The Badloves, Noise11.com, music news
Michael Spiby To Perform The Badloves Get On Board With Tony Featherstone

Michael Spiby will perform some rare live shows in early 2015 featuring his entire Badloves classic album ‘Get On Board’ from start to finish.

December 30, 2014
Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC To Perform At The Grammy Awards

AC/DC are one of the acts being talked about to perform at the Grammy Awards in February.

December 30, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by MaryMcCartney, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Labels Beatles Courses Ridiculous

Sir Paul McCartney thinks university courses on The Beatles are 'ridiculous'.

December 30, 2014
The Pretenders, noise11.com, music news
The Pretenders Eight Albums Expanded

The Pretenders albums catalogue will be expanded and reissued under the Warner label banner in February.

December 29, 2014
Alicia Keys: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Alicia Keys Gives Birth To Boy

Alicia Keys has given birth to her second child, a boy named Genesis.

December 29, 2014
Sia, music news, noise11.com
Sia Chandelier Tops Rage Top 50 Videos Of 2014

Sia 'Chandelier' has topped the Rage Top 50 Videos of 2014 list.

December 29, 2014
Russell Morris, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Russell Morris Van Diemen’s Land Makes Top 50 Best Rage Videos

Veteran Australian musician Russell Morris has clocked up another achievement for 2014. He has made the Rage Top 50 Videos of 2014.

December 29, 2014
Pharrell Reforms N.E.R.D. For SpongeBob

Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley are N.E.R.D.’s again. The classic Neptunes side-project has been resurrected for ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water’.

December 29, 2014
Lou Bega, music news, Noise11.com
Lou Bega Mambo No 5 Becomes 154th Million Seller In UK

Lou Bega’s 1999 hit ‘Mambo No 5’ has become the 154th song to sell 1,000,000 copies in the UK 15 years after its release.

December 29, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Kruise V To Feature Kiss Alive

KISS will be hitting the high seas for the fifth time with their KISS Kruise V next October 30 to November 3. Sailing out of Miami, the cruise will go to Jamaica and return but there is one more highlight besides the normal sun and fun.

December 29, 2014
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Hints At Showbiz Return

Justin Bieber has left a cryptic Tweet for fans suggesting he is about to end his hiatus.

December 28, 2014
The Interview, music news, Noise11.com
The Interview Has A Bigger Problem Than Kim Jong U… Copyright

The controversial comedy The Interview is facing an even bigger problem than causing a war with North Korea. It is alleged to have breached copyright.

December 28, 2014
Chris Sheehan, music news, noise11.com
Chris Sheehan Loses Battle With Cancer

New Zealand musician Chris Sheehan (Chris Starling) has lost his battle with cancer after being diagnosed with Metastatic Nodular Melanoma.

December 28, 2014
Madonna Rebel Heart Noise11.com Music News
Madonna New Music Stiffs Worldwide

After all of hype last week Madonna has sure been left holding one big stiff. The six new Madonna songs have flopped globally.

December 28, 2014
Lenny Kravitz, music news, noise11.com
Lenny Kravitz In Reflective Mood Before Australian Tour

Lenny Kravitz has urged fans to seize the moment as he prepares for his Australian tour of 2015.

December 28, 2014
Sam Smith, music news, noise11.com
Sam Smith To Play Madison Square Garden In January

Sam Smith, the new star of 2014 will play his first Madison Square Garden show in New York in January, 2015.

December 28, 2014
L7, music news, noise11.com
L7 Prep 2015 Reformation

American grunge/punk band L7 are talking up their reunion for 2015.

December 28, 2014
Ed Sheeran, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ARIA ALBUMS: Ed Sheeran Has No 1 Christmas Album

Ed Sheeran 'x' sold more than any other album in Australia across Christmas.

December 27, 2014
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
ARIA SINGLES: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Top Singles For Third Week

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hold at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart for a third week with “Uptown Funk”, giving them the last chart-topping single for 2014.

December 27, 2014
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr Completes Next Album

Ringo Starr has posted his holiday greetings on his website and with the "Peace and Love" comes a big announcement.

December 27, 2014
The Pretty Things, Phil May: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Pretty Things Prep Limited Edition Anthology

The Pretty Things will release their every collected work into one rare collection.

December 27, 2014
Nile Rodgers, melbourne, noise11, music portrait, Ros O'Gorman photography
Nile Rodgers To Release Tribute To Bernard Edwards

Nile Rodgers will release a new single on March 20 called I'll Be There.

December 27, 2014
Big Brother Sam Andrew, noise11.com, music news
Sam Andrew of Big Brother And The Holding Company Critical After Heart Attack

In early December, Sam Andrew, an original member of Big Brother & the Holding Company, suffered what was described as "a mild heart attack".

December 27, 2014
Alberta Adams, Noise11.com, music news
R.I.P. Alberta Adams 1917-2014

Alberta Adams died on Christmas day at the age of 97.

December 27, 2014
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Thom Yorke Delivers New Track Over Christmas

Thom Yorke has quietly slipped a new song ‘Youwouldn’tlikemewheni’mangry’ out for fans over the Christmas break.

December 27, 2014